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.wk5 File Extension

Developer: IBM
File type: Lotus 5 Worksheet
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .wk5. Files with the file extension .wk5 can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .wk5 files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .wk5 file?

Files with the .wk5 extension are known as spreadsheets created by Lotus 1-2-3 version 5. These files also contain rows and columns and they may also include a variety of data entered such as numbers, formulas, texts, etc. Through these files, Lotus 1-2-3 can allow users to conveniently enter data and create spreadsheet files. This is mostly convenient for businesses and offices that require computations because this software is known to automatically compute the value of the data that the users enter. This just means that computing numbers is fast and easy with the use of this software that contain .wk5 spreadsheet files. These files can be opened using a variety of applications such as IBM Lotus 1-2-3, Microsoft Excel 2011 as well as the 2010 version, Pagis Viewer, Corel Quattro Pro, OpenOffice.org Calc, and ABC Amber Lotus 1-2-3 Converter. Users can also use editors and converters to open these files even without the mentioned applications installed in the system.

how to open a .wk5 file?

Launch a .wk5 file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .wk5 file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .wk5 files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .wk5 file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .wk5 file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .wk5 file association errors

applications that open a .wk5 file

IBM Lotus 1-2-3

IBM Lotus 1-2-3

IBM Lotus 1-2-3 is a spreadsheet application that lets you work professionally and efficiently with numbers. You can use live Web information and perform its analysis using the Web tables. Features such as SmartFill and SmartLabels predict what you want to perform before you even type in commands. This application sets a cost-effective desktop productivity program, attends to the needs of both users and enterprise, increases employee productivity and allows exchange of documents to and from business applications. Its productivity features cover speech-enabled SmartMaster templates, Microsoft Excel compatibility, move and copy worksheets, SmartLabels, automatic SmartFill, more rows with up to 65,536 rows, Ask the Expert feature for user’s questions, Excel MenuFinder, Euro currency support, copy and paste, data validation add-in, auto save and keyboard switching. Internet integration features include Web tables, hyperlinking, HTML features, publishing assistant and HTML on clipboard.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .wk5 files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .wk5. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.

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